Kenneth Grange, the man who designed everything from the High Speed Train to the Kodak camera has said he's 'thrilled to bits' after receiving a knighthood.
The 83 year old - who now lives in Okehampton in Devon - has touched most of our lives.
From table lamps to the Kenwood Chef Mixer, even the humble parking meter, all were designed by him. Tanya Mercer reports:
Here's our full interview with designer Kenneth Grange from Okehampton.
The 83-year-old is responsible for bringing us High Speed Trains and parking meters.
Kenneth Grange is to be given a knighthood as part of the New Year's honours.
The designer is responsible for such iconic pieces as the London cab and the 125 inter-city trains.
John Andrews met with him earlier this year to ask him about his incredible career...
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7 athletes have made it onto the Queen's New Year Honours List - and it seem horses and boats will be the order of the day.
Laura Makin-Isherwood reports.